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The Retroist Podcast takes a nostalgic look back at the last 30 years of retro themed pop culture. Get your regular fix of retro with interviews, reviews and fun filled information. If you enjoy retro pop culture and the 1980s you are in for a real treat. The website for the podcast and the blog is at http://www.retroist.com/.

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Mar 19, 2017 Retroist
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On today's show I talk about the Atari 2600 classic, River Raid.  I begin the show by discussing how while I miss a lot of the stuff from the past, being connected and online has its advantages.  Then I moved onto the games itself. I discuss the company that published the game, Activision before going into the background of the designer of the game, Carol Shaw.  Finally I dive into the gameplay, scoring, strategy, sequel, ports and more.
Topics: activision, podcast, retroist, retroist podcast, nostalgia, video games, atari, atari 2600, vcs,...
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Mar 2, 2017 Retroist
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On today's show, I talk about the nineties TV cult classic, Dinosaurs.  I begin by talking about my mixed feelings about how this show ended and how I feel about sitcoms who have "unique" endings.  Then I move onto the show itself.  First I talk about the show's creation and probable inspiration before moving onto its creators.  Then I discuss the people who voiced these wonderful characters, the shows' reception and much more. This was wonderfully creative TV that I hope I can...
Topics: retroist, retro, nostalgia, podcast, tv, television, 1990s, dinosaurs, Henson, must-see tv,...
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Jan 22, 2017 Retroist
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Welcome to the Retroist MacGyver Podcast. On today's show I talk about the classic TV show, MacGyver.  I start off talking about what a poor MacGyver I would make since I lack subtlety in my handiness.  Then I move onto the show itself.  I talk about the cast, the people in front of and behind the camera.  After that I touch upon the movies, the comics, the reboot and much more.  This is a timely episode for me since I am in the middle of a re-watch of the original.  It is a great show,...
Topics: Retro, retroist, retroist podcast, macgyver, tv, 1980s, 1990s, eighties, nostalgia
The Retroist Podcast
Dec 31, 2016 Retroist
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Welcome to the Retroist Rubik the Amazing Cube Podcast.  On today's show I start off by talking about the dark urges one feels when challenged to solve a puzzle they are not capable of solving.  Needless to say, it is not pretty.  After I unburden myself of this, I move onto the subject of the podcast.  I talk about this underrated gem, which I honestly love despite its ludicrous writing and plot.  During the show, I discuss the production, talent and much more.   Vic Sage is back on the...
Topics: retro, retroist, podcast, rubik's cube, nostalgia, retroist podcast, metagirl, vic sage
The Retroist Podcast
Oct 15, 2016 Retroist
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Welcome to the Retroist Mazes and Monsters Podcast.  On today's show I start off by talking about my encounters with the film, but more importantly how my family reacted to it. As it turns out, I have a pretty cool family.  After I get through that, I start talking about this 1982 telefilm.  I talk about the people in front of an behind the camera, including the author of the original book, Rona Jaffe.  Then I talk about the inspiration for the story, the plot and so much more. The episode...
Topics: Retro, Retroist, Nostalgia, Podcast, Tom Hanks, RPG, Roleplaying, Dungeons and Dragons, Mazes and...
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Sep 12, 2016 Retroist
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In this episode I start off talking about how I liked to enjoy this film as a kid.  Which leads to an encounter with one of my sister's boyfriends that did not go well (for him).  Then I move onto the film and talk about its inspirations, the people in front of and behind the camera, the soundtrack and much more.
Topics: Retro, Retroist, 1980s, cult movies, podcast, nostalgia, Xanadu, Disco
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On today show I talk about the film classic, The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension.  I start off talking about how lucky I was to see the movie as a kid and then how difficult it was trying to convince everyone that the movie was amazing when I none of them could ever see it.  Then I talk about the movies itself.  First I mention one of the biggest inspirations for the film, Doc Savage.  After that I discuss the people in front of and behind the camera, the plot, the...
Topics: retro, nostalgia, podcast, doc savage, film, 1980s, buckaroo banzai, cult film
The Retroist Podcast
May 15, 2016 Retroist
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On today's show, I talk about the classic TV show trucking with a chimp comedy, "BJ and the Bear". I start off talking about my experience with CB Radio and how it became a bit of an obsession.  Then I talk about this amazing TV show. I talk about the people who helped make the show, the stars of the show, including that beautiful truck and even more beautiful chimp, the attempted spin-offs, the crossovers, the theme music, where you can find the show today, and much more.  
Topics: Retro, Retroist, TV shows, Podcast, 1970s, 1980s, seventies, trucking, BJ and the Bear, Sheriff...
The Retroist Podcast
Feb 29, 2016 Retroist
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On today's show, I talk about the seminal video game shooting classic, Duck Hunt.  I start off talking about my early experience with Duck Hunt and how it fueled my desire for a Nintendo Entertainment System. Then, in between butchering people's names, I talk about the game itself.  Some subjects I cover include: the games and systems that inspired Duck Hunt, the people who made the game, its reception, music, how to play, how to shoot the dog in Duck Hunt and much much more.
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Topics: Retro, Retroist, Nostalgia, Video Games, NES, Nintendo, Duck Hunt, Zapper, Arcade Games
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Feb 2, 2016 Retroist
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On today's show I talk about the eighties' sitcom hit, "Newhart".  I start off talking about how I would and still do run a good catchphrase into the ground (it is a compulsion of mine), then I move onto the show.  I talk about the cast, the creator, the characters, the "location" of the famous Inn, the show's reception, the final episode, its music and much much more. Newhart is an amazing show.  I hope this might encourage people to check it out.
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Topics: TV, Newhart, 1980s, Eighties, Podcast, Nostalgia, Retro, Retroist
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Jan 9, 2016 Retroist
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On today' show I talk about the 1986 epic BMX-themed masterpiece, RAD.  I start off talking about my short-lived bike helmet, then I move onto the movie.  I talk about the Director, writers, cast, plot, reception and I throw in a few surprises here and there.  It still surprises me how few people are tracking down this film, so please try and track down a copy, I think you will enjoy it as much as I do.
Topics: BMX, Rad, Podcast, Retro, Nostalgia, Podcast, eighties, movies, film, Bikes, Hal Needham
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Nov 25, 2015 Retroist
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On today's show I talk all about the holiday classic, A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving.  I have tried to release this episode during past Thanksgiving seasons, but it never came together.  I hope you enjoy it.  I start off talking about how special this holiday is when it is spent with the people who make it special, then I move onto the special.  I talk about the creator of the Peanuts, the producers, directors, animators, plot, voice talent, music and much more.
Topics: Charlie Brown, retro, retroist, podcast, snoopy, thanksgiving, Snoopy, Thanksgiving, Specials, TV,...
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Oct 31, 2015 Retroist
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Today’s show is all about Halloween memories! That’s right it is time for the 6th Annual Retroist Halloween Special. It was a fun show to put together and many of the folks associated with the site joined in to share their Halloween memories. You will hear Tom Berges, Monstermatt Patterson, Tommy Baldwin, Ashley Thomas and of course, Vic Sage and the Projectionist. I hope you enjoy listening to it as much as I enjoyed putting it together it. 
Topics: Retro, Halloween, Podcast, Nostalgia, storytelling, retroist, october, horror, frights
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Oct 24, 2015 Retroist
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On this episode of the show I talk about the Vincent Price/William Castle horror classic, "House on Haunted Hill".  I starts off by discussing my parents love of this film and how they introduced me to many things I didn't understand at the time, but love now. Then I move on to the subject of our show.  I talk about the cast, the crew, "Emergo", the plot, the remake and much much more.
Topics: Podcast, Retro, Nostalgia, Retroist, William Castle, Vincent Price, Movies, Horror, Storytelling,...
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Oct 10, 2015 Retroist
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On this episode of the show I talk about the horror classic, "The Blob".  I starts off by discussing the way that different generations can enjoy the same things and still feel nostalgia for those things, just in different ways, then I move on to the subject of our show.  I talk about the cast, the crew, Steve McQueen's bad reputation, the plot, what that goop was made from, the "sequel", the remake and much much more.
Topics: Movies, horror, films, podcast, blog, steve mcqueen, sci-fi, retro, nostalgia, retroist
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Sep 4, 2015 Retroist
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On today's show, I start off by talking about how my family would change completely when we took longer vacations "down the shore" and why I think it is a good idea for all families to have similar vacations.  Then I start talking about the subject of this episode, the 1985 comedy gem, "Summer Rental".  I talk about the people in front of and behind the camera, the stars, the plot, the locations and much more.  I am joined this week by metagirl who shares John Candy's top...
Topics: Movies, Film, Comedy, Eighties, 1985, Podcast, Nostalgia, Retro, Retroist, John Candy
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Aug 29, 2015 Retroist
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On today's show, I start off by talking about how mysterious and dangerous I found New York City as a kid and how my sister would risk life and limb to adventure there.  Then I start talking about the subject of this episode, Desperately Seeking Susan.  I talk about the people in front of and behind the camera, the stars, the plots, the location, the novelization and much more.  I am joined this week by metagirl who shares Madonna's top 5 songs from the eighties.
Topics: Retro, Retroist, nostalgia, podcast, movies, Madonna, New York City, film, movie, eighties, 1980s,...
The Retroist Podcast
Jul 26, 2015 Retroist
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On today's show, I start off by talking about how after breaking an Atari joystick while playing Berzerk, I grew closer to one friend and further apart from another.  Then I jump into the star of this episode, the Stern arcade classic, Berzerk.  I talk about the people and company who created the game, the gameplay, strategy, ports, sequels and much much more.
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Topics: video games, retro, nostalgia, podcast, retroist, stern, arcades, retrogaming
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Jun 13, 2015 Retroist
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On this episode I talk all about Disney's late seventies science fiction classic, "The Black Hole".  I start off by talking about how films like "The Black Hole" played an important part in my discovery of the entertainment that shaped my "tastes".  Then I get into the film.  I talk about the stars of the film, the plot, the production, the robots, the special FX and much more. It is my sincere hope that you will check out this wonderful film either before or...
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Topics: film, movies, podcast, retro, nostalgia, storytelling, retroist, disney, black hole, robots, Sci-fi
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May 23, 2015 Retroist
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On this episode I talk all about the eighties comedy classic, "Stripes".  I start off explaining why I would watch movies dozens of times when I was younger and why it might still be important to do so.  Then I get into the film.  I talk about the stars of the film, the plot, the production, deleted scenes and much more. It might not seem like it, but I am very aware that I do not have the ability to pronounce Harold Ramis' name correctly. This is not the first time I have recorded...
Topics: Retro, Retroist, Movies, Nostalgia, Podcast, Eighties, 1980s, Stripes, Comedy, Bill Murray
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Feb 6, 2015 Retroist
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On this episode of the show I talk about the 1985 John Hughes classic, "The Breakfast Club".  I start off talking about how surprisingly pleasant my detention experiences could be in High School, then I move on to talk about the show.  I talk about the people in front of and behind the camera, the plot, the filming locations, my inability to say "Des Plaines" correctly, the music, its reception, and much much more.
Topics: Retro, Nostalgia, Podcast, Retroist, Movies, John Hughes, Brat Pack, Eighties
The Retroist Podcast
Dec 24, 2013 Retroist
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On this week's show we talk about the Muppet holiday classic, "Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas".  I start off by talking about an Emmet Otter based school project.  Then I talk about the book, the people in front of and behind the camera, the music, plot, various home video releases and much much more.  I am joined again by Vic Sage who does another great "Why Should I know this Person".  This week, Vic tells you why you should know the very talented, Jerry Juhl. 
Topics: Retro, Muppets, Christmas, Nostlagia, Retroist, Emmet Otter
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Nov 15, 2013 Retroist
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On today's show I talk all about the 1980s cult classic, Electric Dreams.  This is one of my favorite movies and probably the finest example of a man/woman/computer love triangle ever filmed.
Topics: Movies, Retro, 1980s, Virginia Madsen, Computers, Cult Films
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On this week’s show I talk all about the classic film, Revenge of the Nerds. I talk about the cast, the plot, the sequels and much much more.
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On this week’s show I talk all about the Commodore VIC-20. I talk about the company that made it, the people involved, the technology inside and much much more.
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Alright, we are back. After an all too lengthy break, we finally have a new episode of The Retroist Podcast. This is one all of you have been clamoring for, Murder, She Wrote. You haven’t? Okay, perhaps not a true clamor. But this show is wonderful. I am a huge fan and I am very happy to finally get around to covering it.
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Dec 2, 2011
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Today’s episode is a milestone in Retroist Podcast history, The 100th episode. Hard to believe, but here it is. To celebrate number 100, we are covering a subject near and dear to my heart, the Atari 2600 (VCS). We talk about how it was made, some of the folks involved, its rise and fall, the games and much much more.
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Nov 11, 2011
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On today’s show we talk all about the short lived cult Saturday Morning cartoon classic, Galaxy High. We talk about how it was made, the people behind it, the cast, the characters, its release in print and on home video and more.
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Oct 28, 2011
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On today’s show we talk all about the legendary horror film, John Carpenter’s The Fog. We talk about how it was made, the people behind it, the cast, the remake and much much more. Halloween season is coming to end, so it is a good time to sit down and watch a good horror film, I can suggest no finer film to kick end the season (‘cept Halloween).
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This is a couple of days early, just in case you wanted to get a jump on the Halloween season or if you wanted to have something to listen to on Halloween morning. Today show is all about Halloween memories! That’s right it is time for the 3rd Annual Retroist Halloween Special. It was a fun show to put together and many of the folks associated with the site joined in to share their Halloween memories. You will hear Atari Adventure Square, Flack, Hot Pink Heather, Vinvectrex, VicSage, Douglas...
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On today’s show we talk all about the too short lived TV revival, The Twilight Zone, sometimes called The New Twilight Zone or just The Twilight Zone. I talk about how it was made, the people behind it, the narration and its release on home video. Halloween is coming, so it is a good time to sit down and watch a good spooky TV series.
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Oct 7, 2011
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They’re here! On today’s show we talk all about the legendary horror film, Poltergeist. We talk about how it was made, the people behind it, the Curse of the movie, the controversy around its direction, its sequels and much much more. Halloween is coming, so it is a good time to sit down and watch a good horror film, I can suggest no finer film to kick off the season. Okay, maybe a I can suggest a few others, but this is a great start. So fire up those TVs!
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Sep 7, 2011
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On today’s show we talk all about the groundbreaking text adventure game, Zork. We talk about how it was made, the people behind it, how to play and much much more.
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Aug 19, 2011
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On today’s show we talk all about the hit Sci-Fi cartoon series, The Jetsons. We talk about the pre-production, the cast, production of the show, its reception in the US and much much more. This is a very special episode because in this episode I get to talk with Judy Jetson herself, Janet Waldo! We talk about working on the Jetsons, how she landed the role, the process of working on the show, her work on Battle of the Planets, working with Bing Crosby and much much more. It was a real honor...
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On today’s show we talk all about the 1970 Sci-Fi series, The Man from Atlantis. We talk about the pre-production, the cast, production of the show, its reception in the US and overseas and much much more. This is a very special episode because in this episode I have conduct my first interview for the show and what an interview! I talk to the Man from Atlantis himself, Patrick Duffy. We talk about the show and how we got the role on Man from Atlantis and the rigors of working on the show, we...
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Jul 22, 2011
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On today’s show we talk all about the 1980s Sci-Fi comedy hit movie, Short Circuit. We talk about the pre-production, the writers/directors, the cast and cameos, production and much much more.
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Jul 8, 2011
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On today’s show we talk about the remarkable and talented, John Candy. I talk about his TV and movie work, his personal life and his legacy and his early passing.
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Jun 17, 2011
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On today’s show I talk all about the much maligned computer system, The Coleco Adam. I talk about the company who made the system, the merits of the computer, some of the problems it had, its receptions and more.
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May 27, 2011
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On today’s show I talk all about the video game classic Atari 2600 Video Game, Adventure. I talk about the game’s creations, gameplay and its many variations and ports. Just a reminder to drop by our forums to discuss Adventure. Music throughout the show was provided by Peachy.
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May 6, 2011
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On today’s show we talk all about the classic game, movie, tv show and videogame, Clue. I talk about the game’s creations, gameplay and its many variations and jumps to different entertainment mediums.
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Apr 22, 2011
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On today’s show we talk all about the video game classic, Dig Dug. I talk about the game’s creations, gameplay and its many variations and ports.
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Apr 8, 2011 Retroist
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On today’s show we talk all about the 1980 comedy hit movie, Airplane!. We talk about the pre-production, the writers/directors, the cast and cameos, production and much much more.
Topics: retro, nostalgia, movies, podcast, airplane, comedy, retroist
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Mar 25, 2011
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On today’s show we talk all about the classic 1980s/1990s talking toy, Teddy Ruxpin. We talk about the creation of this amazing toy and the talented people behind it. We also talk about the TV shows based on Teddy and his different versions.
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Mar 11, 2011
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On today’s show we talk all about the comedy television series, Three’s Company. We talk about the characters and actors on the show, the talent behind the show, the cast changes and its availability today. What are the best episodes of Three’s Company? You will find out because, we also have a brand new top 5 list from metagirl.
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Feb 25, 2011
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On today’s show we talk all about the video game classic, Dragon’s Lair. I talk about the game’s creations and creator, gameplay and its many variations and ports.
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Feb 11, 2011
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On today’s show we talk all about the video game classic, Battlezone. I talk about the games creations and creator, gameplay and its many variations and ports.
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Jan 28, 2011
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On today’s show we talk all about the super popular board game, The Game of Life. We talk about the games creator, Milton Bradly, the games rules, changes over the years and reference in pop culture.
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On today’s show we talk all about the 1980s mega hit movie, Back to the Future. We talk about the pre-production, the stars, casting issues, production and much much more.
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Jan 7, 2011
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Finally the episode you have all be clamoring for, the lates 1970s 2 season powerhouse, Project UFO. On today’s show we talk all about this Jack Webb produced Sci-Fi classic. We talk about the show’s stars, its premise, production and much much more.
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On today’s show we talk all about the 80s comedy classic, Planes, Trains and Automobiles. This is a classic been of Holiday cinema that is definitely worth revisiting this Thanksgiving. In this show we talk about the movies plot, production, the cast and the people behind the camera. Peachy adds his voice to the show this week and brings a perspective from across the Atlantic.
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Dec 19, 2010
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On today’s show we talk all about the video game classic, Centipede. I talk about the games creations and creator, gameplay and strategy and its many variations and ports.
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Dec 10, 2010
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On today’s show we talk all about the pioneering 1980s classic, Tron. Yes, just in time for you to catch up on the film before Tron Legacy (funny how that happened). We talk about the movie’s plot, production, the cast and people behind the camera and Tron stuff in print and in video game format.
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On today’s show we talk all about the television series, The Incredible Hulk. We talk about the characters on the show, the talent behind the show, its amazing music and the show’s legacy and potential reboot. We also have a brand new top 5 list from metagirl and a lot of great audio from Peachy.
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Nov 6, 2010
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On today’s show we talk all about the 90s comedy classic, Dutch. Okay, I know it is not a classic to everyone, but I think it is a film worth revisiting this holiday season and I hope I can perhaps inspire you to give it another shot. In this show we talk about the movies plot, production, the cast and the people behind the camera.
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This is a couple of days early, just in case you wanted to get a jump on the Halloween season or if you wanted to have something to listen to on Halloween morning. Today show is all about Halloween memories! That’s right it is time for the 2nd Annual Retroist Halloween Special. It was a fun show to put together and many of the folks associated with the site joined in to share their Halloween memories. You will hear Christopher Tupa, OffisaPups, VicSage, Douglas McCoy, metagirl and of course,...
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On today’s show we talk all about the 80s horror classic, The Monster Squad. We talk about the movies plot, production, the cast and the planned re-make.
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Oct 1, 2010
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On today’s show we talk all about the creepy old time radio classic, Suspense. We talk about the show’s creation and the talent behind its birth and continuing success. A great show to kick off the Halloween season!
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On today’s show we talk all about great and venerable TV show, Adventures of Superman. We talk about the characters on the show, the talent behind the show, its ignoring of Superman mythology, its rosters of characters and its attempted spin offs.
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Sep 12, 2010
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On today’s show we talk all about the video game classic from behind the “Iron Curtain”, Tetris. I talk about the games creations and creator — the music and the many variations and ports. Oh and the lawsuit, the wonderful lawsuits.
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Aug 27, 2010
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On today’s show we talk all about the Atari classic, Missile Command. A game that everyone knows, but somehow still comes across as underrated. I talk about the games creations and creator, we talk records and strat and we have some fun audio surprises in this episode, that I hope you enjoy.
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Aug 20, 2010
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On today’s show we talk all about the groundbreaking police series, Adam-12. In my opinion it is one of the best shows of the 1970s. We talk about the characters on the show, the talent behind the show, its amazing music and the show’s legacy. I am a big fan of this little show and I hope I can convince you to check it out or re-check it out at least.
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On today’s show we talk all about the anthology TV show, Amazing Stories. A show that went way before it’s time. We talk about the idea behind the show, the talent behind the show, its amazing soundtrack and the show’s legacy. I am a big fan of this little show and I hope I can convince you to check it out or re-check it out at least. So grab yourself a cold drink and a bag of your favorite chips and enjoy.
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On today show we talk about that magically delicious commercial world of McDonaldland. We concentrate on the main characters of the land and discuss their first appearance and the talent behind them. We also talk about the rise and fall of this magical kingdom and speculate just a bit on the reason why. Warning: If you enjoy McDonald’s food, this show might make you hungry.
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On today’s show we talk all about the 80s horror classic, The Lost Boys. We talk about the movies plot, production, the printed material, the cast and the sequels. We also talk a little bit about modern “vampires” and “vampires” of the past.
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Jun 26, 2010
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On today’s show we talk all about the video game classic, Pole Position. We talk about the games creation and success, the ports, the sequels and of course the Saturday Morning Cartoon.
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Due to technical difficulties last week, this week we have a rare Monday Retroist Podcast and on today’s show we talk all about the horror classic, Kolchak: The Night Stalker. We talk about the characters, the cast, the show’s writers and its influence on other shows. We also talk about the various books that it has spawned
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On today’s show we talk all about the 80s cartoon, Star Wars: Droids. While on my way to my vacation my special guest and I talk about the plot, the characters the cast, and its place in the Star Wars Universe. We also talk about the various books and the video game.
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On today’s show we talk all about the cult film, The Dark Crystal. We talk about the plot, the characters the cast, and deep mythology. We also talk about the various books and the video game as well as the potential influence of a very famous film.
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On today’s show we talk all about the cult classic tv show, The Greatest American Hero. We talk about the plot, the characters the cast, and its successes and failures. We also talk about its success away from the main show, its attempt at a spin-off, the limited merchandise and the theme song. We have a great interview with the Greatest American Hero himself, William Katt and metagirl is back with another top 5 list.
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On today’s show we talk all about the cult classic tv show, The Outer Limits. We talk about the creation of the show and its constant comparisons to the Twilight zone. We also talk about its music, actors, writers and the show’s reboot in the 1990s. Good news list fans, metagirl is back with a top 5 list.
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On today’s show we talk about the Sega mascot, Sonic the Hedgehog. We talk about his predecessors, his creation, and of course the games in which he has appeared.
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Apr 23, 2010
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On today’s show we talk all about the cult classic tv show, ALF. We talk about the plot, the characters the cast, and its successes. We also talk about its success away from the main show, its various spin-offs and merchandise.
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On today’s show we talk all about the smash Disney cartoon, Adventures of the Gummi Bears. We talk about the story, the cast, and its successes. We also talk about the characters, the plot and its brief addition to Disneyland.
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Apr 9, 2010
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On today’s show we talk all about the smash comedy Ghost Busters. We talk about the story, the casting, and the films success and release. Then we movie on and talk about all the stuff it inspired off-screen: Video Games, Books, Comic Books, Cartoons, Cereal, etc.
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Apr 2, 2010
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In this weeks show we talk all about the almost forgotten Atari Cosmos. We talk about the people behind the system and we we explore the technology and concepts behind what could have been the 1st generation holographic gaming system.